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In case you missed it: November 2016 roundup

December 5, 2016
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In case you missed them, here are some articles from November of particular interest to R users. Microsoft R Open 3.3.2, based on R 3.3.2, has been released for Windows, Mac and Linux. A new, free course on EdX focuses on the big-data extensions of Microsoft R Server. Using ggplot2 to create a calendar heat map of city bike...

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Top 5 R Package Maintainers

December 5, 2016
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Top 5 R Package Maintainers

The R Community is powered by open course contributions from a wide variety of individuals. Anyone can create and distribute R packages that benefit the R community and make it easier for R users all over the world to work with their code. Some R use...

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EARL Boston Revisited

December 5, 2016
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EARL Boston Revisited

After a successful EARL London in September of this year (see here and here) it was Boston’s turn to shine. This is only the second time this conference has run, yet its quality of speakers is at par with London. … Continue reading →

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Announcing bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown

December 2, 2016
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Announcing bookdown: Authoring Books and Technical Documents with R Markdown

We have released the R package bookdown (v0.3) to CRAN. It may be old news to some users, but we are happy to make an official announcement today. To install the package from CRAN, you can install.packages("bookdown") The bookdown package provides an easier way to write books and technical publications than traditional tools such as LaTeX and Word. It inherits the

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Using R to Gain Insights into the Emotional Journeys in War and Peace

December 1, 2016
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Using R to Gain Insights into the Emotional Journeys in War and Peace

by Wee Hyong Tok, Senior Data Scientist Manager at Microsoft How do you read a novel in record time, and gain insights into the emotional journey of main characters, as they go through various trials and tribulations, as an exciting story unfolds from chapter to chapter? I remembered my experiences when I start reading a novel, and I get...

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Analysis of software developers in New York, San Francisco, London and Bangalore

December 1, 2016
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Analysis of software developers in New York, San Francisco, London and Bangalore

(Note: Cross-posted with the Stack Overflow Blog.) When I tell someone Stack Overflow is based in New York City, they’re often surprised: many people assume it’s in San Francisco. (I’ve even seen job applications with “I’m in New York but willing to relocate to San Francisco” in the cover letter.) San Francisco is a safe guess of where an...

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New Course: Joining Data in R with dplyr

December 1, 2016
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New Course: Joining Data in R with dplyr

We just launched Joining Data in R with dplyr taught by Garrett Grolemund, the author of Hands-On Programming with R and R for Data Science from O'Reilly Media. This course builds on what you learned in Data Manipulation in R with dplyr by showi...

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Jupyter And R Markdown: Notebooks With R

November 30, 2016
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Jupyter And R Markdown: Notebooks With R

When working on data science problems, you might want to set up an interactive environment to work and share your code for a project with others. You can easily set this up with a notebook.  In other cases, you’ll just want to communicate about t...

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How to Summarize a Data Frame by Groups in R

November 30, 2016
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How to Summarize a Data Frame by Groups in R

Sometimes, when you’re analyzing a data set and you want to get a complete picture of it, you want calculate the metrics on all the observations for each variable. Let’s say, for example, that you run a small zoo and want to inventory the cost of all your animals. To calculate this in a spreadsheet,

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BERT: a newcomer in the R Excel connection

November 30, 2016
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BERT: a newcomer in the R Excel connection

A few months ago a reader point me out this new way of connecting R and Excel. I don’t know for how long this has been around, but I never came across it and I’ve never seen any blog post or article about it. So I decided to write a post as the tool is really

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